Category: Features

Noam Chomsky: The Foreign Policy of a Con Man

The Republican “radical insurgency,” as it was called several years ago by Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein of the American Enterprise Institute, has gone far off the traditional rails under Trump

Medea Benjamin: 10 Ways that the Climate Crisis and Militarism are Intertwined

To free up billions of Pentagon dollars for investing in critical environmental projects and to eliminate the environmental havoc of war, movements for a livable, peaceful planet need to put “ending war” at the top of the “must do” list

Don Fitz: Politicians Agree: “Any White Cop Can Kill a Black Man”

Crises of cops indiscriminately killing black men keep intensifying throughout the area

Jack Rasmus: The Scourge of Neoliberalism, Part 1: Ideology vs. Historical Practice

The analysis of Neoliberalism to date has produced so many interpretations, often contradictory, that readers remain confused as to what exactly it means

Robert J. Burrowes: Our Vanishing World: Rainforests

In essence, you have a choice: understand and act on the crucial importance of rainforests before we destroy their integrity and lose them completely. Or help to accelerate the human rush to extinction as a consequence of failing to do so

Patrick Bond: Fighting Fossil Fuels in South Africa

South Africa is one of the most difficult places to combat fossil fuels

Noam Chomsky: To Make the U.S. a Democracy, the Constitution Itself Must Change

Throughout its history the U.S. has been an unusually fundamentalist society, with regular Great Awakenings and beliefs that are far off the spectrum of developed societies

Steve Early: A GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No to War

In an era of “forever wars,” it may be hard to imagine such impactful organizing among active duty military personnel or newly-minted veterans

Jack Rasmus: Labor Day 2019

A deeper look at the official wage and job numbers shows wages rising nowhere near the official 3.1 percent. In fact, most of the wage gains are highly skewed to the very top

Noam Chomsky: Economic Boom” a Sham

The deaths of despair are estimated at 150,000 a year, contributing to the decline in life expectancy in the U.S. for the past two years, the first time since World War I and the 1918 flu pandemic—a phenomenon unprecedented in developed societies

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